# Glossary for Geospatial Science

### Technical vocabulary defined by MicroImages

**Glossary**

**scale value:** A number used as a multiplier to translate a set of numbers from one range of values into another. For example, a set of decimal values that range between 0 and 2 could be projected into the numeric range of 0 to 100 by multiplying each number in the set by a scale value of 50.